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Location: Springfield

Training Type: In Person

Total Hours: 6

Cost: $ 15.00

Scholarship: No

Contact Information:

Amelia Struthers
(802) 885-8374

Basic Specialized Care Sylvia Kennedy-Godin

Special Topics: Basic Specialized Care ,
Sponsor: Northern Lights at CCV
Instructor: Cathy Siggins

This 6 hour training is an introduction for early childhood providers who plan to support children and families who require additional support (as identified by the state of Vermont). It is required for all programs wishing to attain the "Basic Specialized Child Care Provider" status. Basic Specialized Services training is essential for serving children who have been victims of abuse or neglect. Topics covered include: typical child development, the impact of stress and abuse on development, red flags, working with families and the system, as well as mandated reporting responsibilities. Working with children with special needs is also touched upon. Must attend both dates to get credit for the full 6 hour training.

Core Knowledge Area
  • Child Development & Learning
  • Family & Community Partnerships
  • Safety & Wellness
  • Infant/Toddler
  • Preschool/PreK
  • School-Age
  • Program Directors/Managers
Session Dates
Session Times
April 2, 2019
5:45 pm - 8:45 pm
April 9, 2019
5:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Additional Information

Mandated Reporter training is required before taking Basic Specialized Care. The link for the free online Mandated Reporter training can be found here: https://dcf.vermont.gov/cdd/professional-development/requirements.Location: CCV Springfield, Howard Dean Center, 307 South Street, Springfield, VT. Third floor. Parking: Parking is available either in front of the building, to the left of the high school. Enter through the Tech Center doors (this is the first floor) and follow the hallway all the way to the back of the building. Take the elevator or stairs to the third floor. Or In back of the building (this is the second floor). Enter through the door marked for CCV and the Tech Center, follow the hallway straight forward and take either the elevator or the stairs to the third floor. Must attend both dates to get credit for the full 6 hour training. Per CCV Policy, please do not bring children to this training. In order to receive accommodations for disabilities, training participants should communicate with the Northern Lights at CCV Americans with Disabilities Coordinator (http://ccv.edu/discover-resources/students-with-disabilities/) at least two weeks before trainings begin.(Scroll to the bottom of the list of centers on the linked page to find the Northern Lights at CCV link - do not contact the Academic Center directly).